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4th SIGdial Workshop on Discourse and Dialogue

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Papers from the 2003 SIGdial Workshop



Workshop Final Program

Proceedings Preface


LONG
PAPERS
Understanding Information Graphics: A Discourse-Level Problem
Sandra Carberry, Stephanie Elzer, Nancy Green, Kathleen McCoy and Daniel Chester
paper

Annotating Opinions in the World Press
Theresa Wilson and Janyce Wiebe
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Answering Clarification Questions
Matthew Purver, Patrick G.T. Healey, James King, Jonathan Ginzburg and Greg J. Mills
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An Information-theoretic Approach for Argument Interpretation
Sarah George and Ingrid Zukerman
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Conversational inferences: the hard way and the easy way
Yukiko Kawaguchi
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The interpretation of non-sentential utterances in dialogue
David Schlangen and Alex Lascarides
paper
Flexible Spoken Dialogue System based on User Models and Dynamic Generation of VoiceXML Scripts
Kazunori Komatani, Fumihiro Adachi, Shinichi Ueno, Tatsuya Kawahara and Hiroshi G. Okuno
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Building a New Internet Chat System for Sharing Timing Information
Kanayo Ogura, Takeshi Masuda and Masato Ishizaki
paper
Interpreter for Highly Portable Spoken Dialogue System
Masamitsu Umeda, Satoru Kogure and Seiichi Nakagawa
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Spoken Dialogue for Virtual Advisers in a semi-immersive Command and Control environment
Dominique Estival, Michael Broughton, Andrew Zschorn and Elizabeth Pronger
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Using Wizard-of-Oz simulations to bootstrap Reinforcement- Learning based dialog management systems
Jason D. Williams and Steve Young
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Example-based Spoken Dialogue System using WOZ System Log
Hiroya Murao, Nobuo Kawaguchi, Shigeki Matsubara, Yukiko Yamaguchi and Yasuyoshi Inagaki
paper
video
Some empirical findings on dialogue management and domain ontologies in dialogue systems - Implications from an evaluation of  BirdQuest
Annika Flycht-Eriksson and Arne Jönsson
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Managing Dialogue Interaction: A Multi-Layered Approach
Oliver Lemon, Lawrence Cavedon and Barbara Kelly
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Ontology-based Contextual Coherence Scoring
Robert Porzel, Iryna Gurevych and Christof E. Müller
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An Annotation Tool for Multimodal Dialogue Corpora using Global Document Annotation
Kazunari Ito and Hiroaki Saito
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Multi-Level Annotation in MMAX
Christoph Müller and Michael Strube
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Domain Specific Speech Acts for Spoken Language Translation
Lori Levin, Chad Langley, Alon Lavie, Donna Gates, Dorcas Wallace and Kay Peterson
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SHORT
and
DEMO
PAPERS
Turn-taking in Graphical Communication: an exploratory study
Atsue Takeoka, Atsushi Shimojima and Yasuhiro Katagiri
paper
video
PALinkA: A highly customisable tool for discourse annotation
Constantin Orăsan
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Speaker-independent context update rules for dialogue management
Samson de Jager, Nick Wright and Alistair Knott
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A Method for Forming Mutual Beliefs for Communication through Human-robot Multi-modal Interaction
Naoto Iwahashi
paper
DIPPER: Description and Formalisation of an Information-State Update Dialogue System Architecture
Johan Bos, Ewan Klein, Oliver Lemon and Tetsushi Oka
paper
video
Learning to Speak to a Spoken Language System: Vocabulary Convergence in Novice Users
Gina-Anne Levow
paper
A procedure assistant for astronauts in a functional programming architecture, with step previewing and spoken correction of dialogue moves
Gregory Aist, Manny Rayner, John Dowding, Beth Ann Hockey, Susana Early and Jim Hieronymus
paper
Dialog Input Ranking in a Multi-Domain Environment Using Transferable Belief Model
Hong-I Ng and Kim-Teng Lua
paper
Annotating emotion in dialogue
Richard Craggs and Mary McGee Wood
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Developing a Typology of Dialogue Acts: Some Boundary Problems
Tiit Hennoste, Mare Koit, Andriela Rääbis, Krista Strandson, Maret Valdisoo and Evely Vutt
paper